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Brew City Signers Cup

Event Date 
August 24, 2013 - 17:00
Venue Name 
G-Daddy's BBC
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Brew City Signers (BCS) is the nation's premier and only trivia league hosted in American Sign Language! It has become a popular weekly trivia event for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing people, interpreters, and community members who know sign language. Trivia leagues all over Milwaukee are hosted in the English language and incorporate a variety of questions such as geography, music, and more. Our league has already made history by being the first presented in American Sign Language. Further, we omit music questions and replace them with questions relating to Deaf culture. For example:  

Artist Name 
Brew City Signers Cup

BMO Harris Bank reveals gift to Milwaukee at Red Arrow Park

Event Date 
August 28, 2013 - 12:00 to 13:30
Venue Name 
Red Arrow Park
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A gift to Milwaukee from BMO Harris Bank has been resting in Red Arrow Park. Join us for the gift’s reveal as part of an announcement about a long-cherished Christmas tradition for many in the community on Wednesday, Aug. 28.

Families, community members and the business community are invited to attend next Wednesday's announcement about continuing a beloved Milwaukee holiday tradition.

Activities accompanying the announcement will include:

A Community Affair

Event Date 
October 19, 2013 - 09:00 to 16:30
Venue Name 
Menomonee Falls High School
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31st annual arts, crafts, antiques, and collectibles show sponsored by Community League, a non-profit organization in Menomonee Falls, WI .  The show will be held at Menomonee Falls High School, W142N8101 Merrimac Drive, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 9 to 4:30.

Artist Name 
Community League

Alter Egos

Event Date 
September 1, 2013 - 13:00 to January 12, 2014 - 13:00
Venue Name 
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan
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ALTER EGOS presents more than 100 masks from the Logan Museum of Anthropology, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center Collection, and the home collection of Chicago artist and teacher Ray Yoshida (1930–2009). The exhibition explores both the intricacies of masks in general and the enigmatic role they play cross-culturally. ALTER EGOS is one of five exhibitions in the Arts Center’s series THE OPEN EYE.

http://www.jmkac.org

What was that at noon? Faraualla, naturally

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At noon, Sound Travels was at its most experimental as I went with an amazingly mystical cut from a group of Southern Italian ladies who create some of the most captivating polyphonic melodies I have ever heard (not that I know a ton about this sort of thing.) I do know that Faraualla are some women know what trip they are on. In researching them I found that the liner notes for their new album Ogni Male Fore says more about them than I ever could.

Juana Molina? ...I think yes? yes.

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Right after New Music Wednesday I played a tune that is so captivatingly hypnotic that I got calls asking who it was right after I spun it. Aregntina's Juana Molina. Remember that name, she's got game. She has however, been taking her own sweet time getting this single out; about five years since her last. The new song from Juana is called "Eras" on an album called Wed 21 which is set for release on October 29th via Crammed Discs. It's hypnotic, rhythmic and a bit numeric actually.

Latin rock legend Andrea Echeverri's new album...

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All new, all day that's how Sound Travels on Wednesdays. Flow started at 10am with a rootsy tune from Andrea Echeverri, perhaps the single most important musician for the sound we now call Latin Alternative. Her foundation is her resume and the success she built with Hector Buitrago in their band Aterciopelados back in the heady and innovative days of Colombia's rock en español scene.

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